The UK Government have provided a fact sheet in relation to transfers of UASC into the UK. This includes their key points, background information and figures. This can be accessed here.

The DfE have written to local authorities Director of Childrens’ Services (DCS) with details of their duties towards UASC during Covid-19. Information and guidance is available on the Government website.

Where an unaccompanied asylum seeking child arrives in England and is symptomatic of coronavirus (COVID-19), the local authority receiving them will need to take steps to ensure that they are placed in suitable accommodation in isolation from other people in line with PHE self-isolation guidance. Further information can be found here.